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  • "Nothing more uncomfortable than our flat-bottomed boats:" Batteaux in the British Service during the War of 1812
    Malcomson, Robert, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Oct 2003, 17-28     From the early days of European expansion into the Great Lakes region, the batteau was an essential part of the transportation system. This flat-bottomed boat was a common sight on the lakes and rivers of the wilderness, yet little has been written about it. This article investigates the batteau's development, ...
    Malcomson, Robert, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Oct 2003, 17-28   From the early days of European expansion into the Great Lakes region, ...
  • Shipwrecks, Collisions and Accidents in St. Lawrence/Great Lakes Waterway, 1848-1900
    Camu, Pierre, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Apr 1996, 43-66     There is quite a literature about shipwrecks at sea or in the confined waters of gulfs, deltas or rivers. Indeed, wrecks have long exerted a fascination because of their spectacular results, often involving losses of vessels and lives and leaving as mute testimony smashed ships, floating debris or empty lifeboats. ...
    Camu, Pierre, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Apr 1996, 43-66   There is quite a literature about shipwrecks at sea or in the ...
  • Two Ships - Two Flags:
the Outaouaise/Williamson and the Iroquoise/Anson on Lake Ontario, 1759 -1761
    Andrews, Robert J., The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jul 2004, 41-55     In 1759, Louis-Pierre Poulin de Courval Cressé undertook the construction of three corvettes at the shipyard at Point au Baril (at Maitland, in Ontario), on the St. Lawrence River. Two of the ships (l'Outaouaise and l'Iroquoise) were launched and put into service on the river and on Lake Ontario. In ...
    Andrews, Robert J., The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jul 2004, 41-55   In 1759, Louis-Pierre Poulin de Courval Cressé undertook the construction of three ...
  • The spars of the sunken EASTCLIFFE HALL
        The spars of the sunken EASTCLIFFE HALL can be seen against the hull of the lighter MAPLEHEATH in this Sept. 16, 1970 photo. Assisting are DANIEL McALLISTER and CAPT. M. B. DONNELLY
      The spars of the sunken EASTCLIFFE HALL can be seen against the ...
  • ALEXANDRIA upbound in the St. Lawrence canals
        ALEXANDRIA is upbound in the St. Lawrence canals in this photo taken very near the end of her active life.
      ALEXANDRIA is upbound in the St. Lawrence canals in this photo taken ...
  • SAND MERCHANT upbound in the Galops section of the Williamsburg Canal, St. Lawrence River.
        This is SAND MERCHANT as she appeared at the time of her loss. Photo from the collection of Capt. John Leonard shows her upbound in the Galops section of the Williamsburg Canal, St. Lawrence River.
      This is SAND MERCHANT as she appeared at the time of her ...
  • ROTHESAY on the upper St. Lawrence River
        This is ROTHESAY as she looked in service on the upper St. Lawrence River during the period 1881 through 1889.
      This is ROTHESAY as she looked in service on the upper St. ...
  • Britamoco
        Photograph of British American Oil Company Limited tanker BRITAMOCO passing the Long Sault Rapids in the St. Lawrence River.
      Photograph of British American Oil Company Limited tanker BRITAMOCO passing the Long ...
  • Kipawa
        Photograph of KIPAWA showing her downbound in the Galops Canal.
      Photograph of KIPAWA showing her downbound in the Galops Canal.
  • Salvage Monarch, W. W. Holloway and M. McAllister in Iroquois Lock
        Photograph of W. W. HOLLOWAY being towed uno the Iroquois Lock by SALVAGE MONARCH and M. McALLISTER.
      Photograph of W. W. HOLLOWAY being towed uno the Iroquois Lock by ...
  • Algerian
        Photograph of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the Long Sault Rapids.
      Photograph of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the ...
  • Brown Beaver
        Photograph of BROWN BEAVER upbound above old Lock 20, west of Cornwall.
      Photograph of BROWN BEAVER upbound above old Lock 20, west of Cornwall.
  • C.H. Houston with a load of pulpwood
        Photograph of the C. H. HOUSON in wartime grey livery, upbound with a load of pulpwood in the St. Lawrence River.
      Photograph of the C. H. HOUSON in wartime grey livery, upbound with ...
  • Great Hoists, Hughlett & Brown Electric at Work Unloading Vessels, Conneaut, Ohio, U.S.A.
        "680 - Great Hoists, Hughlett & Brown Electric at Work Unloading Vessels, Conneaut, Ohio, U.S.A." "Keystone View Company Manufacturers & Publishers Copyright 1905 by Keystone View Company"
      "680 - Great Hoists, Hughlett & Brown Electric at Work Unloading Vessels, ...
  • Rock Island Light House, Thousand Islands, N.Y.
        "Rock Island Light House, Thousand Islands, N.Y." Reverse: "Hallam & Vesty, Alexandria Bay, N.Y." "Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C. T. Art Colortone" Post card (Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.)
      "Rock Island Light House, Thousand Islands, N.Y." Reverse: "Hallam & Vesty, Alexandria ...
  • A Richelieu Navigation Co. steamer leaving Alex Bay for Montreal
        "A Richelieu Navigation Co. steamer leaving Alex Bay for Montreal 10"
      "A Richelieu Navigation Co. steamer leaving Alex Bay for Montreal 10"
  • Steamer TORONTO coming in to ALEX BAY
        "Steamer TORONTO coming in to ALEX BAY. 19"
      "Steamer TORONTO coming in to ALEX BAY. 19"
  • CCGS GRIFFON in the Thousand Islands
        Digital photograph of CCGS GRIFFON in the Thousand Islands near Alexandria Bay, New York
      Digital photograph of CCGS GRIFFON in the Thousand Islands near Alexandria Bay, ...
  • ADMIRAL at "Gaspe Bay"
        Handwritten: "Gaspe Bay"
      Handwritten: "Gaspe Bay"
  • Cape Vincent pilot boat
        Digital photograph of the Saint Lawrence Seaway pilot boat running out to the OSTKAP with Wolfe Island in the background.
      Digital photograph of the Saint Lawrence Seaway pilot boat running out to ...
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